Medical Definition of Epidermolysis bullosa

1. This represents a group of rare inherited disorders in which blistering of the skin occurs in response to skin trauma. Large fluid-filled blisters can occur in response to injury, skin rubbing, chafing or even increases in room temperature. Secondary bacterial infection of the blisters is common. Complications include oesophageal stricture, infections, loss of function of hands and feet and malnutrition. The dermatologist is the expert in the evaluation and treatment of this disorder. (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epidermolysis Bullosa

epidermidal
epidermidosis
epidermin
epidermis
epidermises
epidermitis
epidermization
epidermodysplasia
epidermodysplasia verruciformis
epidermoid
epidermoid cancer
epidermoid carcinoma
epidermoid inclusion cyst
epidermolysis
epidermolysis bullosa (current term)
epidermolysis bullosa acquisita
epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
epidermolysis bullosa lethalis
epidermolysis bullosa simplex
epidermophyton
epidermose
epidermosis
epidermotropism
epiderms
epidialysis
epidiascope
epidiascopes
epidictic

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